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Robert Perrin, American writer, consultant. Fellow Reid Foundation, 1954; Pulitzer prize nominee Detroit Free Press, 1956. Member United States-Mexico Commission on Border Development, Washington, 1967-1968. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946, PTO.

Background

Perrin, Robert was born on August 21, 1925 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. Son of John Stephenson and Narcissa Elizabeth (Merkel) Perrin.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of Minnesota, 1945.

Career

Reporter, United Press Association, Detroit, 1948-1949; reporter, Detroit Free Press, 1949-1955; administrative assistant, United States Senate, Washington, 1955-1966; assistant director, United States Office Economics Opportunity, Washington, 1966-1968; deputy director, United States Office Economics Opportunity, Washington, 1968-1970; vice president, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1970-1979; vice-chancellor, State University of New York System, Albany, 1979-1985; executive vice president, Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association-College Retirement Equities Fund, New York City, 1987-1992; consultant, Department State, 1993-1994.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Piggy's Luck and More Tales of Evildoing, 1998, Keeping in Practice, 2001, To Talk of Many Things, 2008. Contributor articles to magazines, newspapers.

Membership

Member of the United States-Mexico Commision on Border Development, Washington, 1967-1968. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946, PTO.

Connections

Married Barbara J. Groom, June 25, 1949. Children: Stephen, Jennifer Perrin Hummel.

father:
John Stephenson Perrin

mother:
Narcissa Elizabeth (Merkel) Perrin

spouse:
Barbara J. Groom

children:
Stephen Perrin

Jennifer Perrin Hummel Perrin